Donald Trump: The Treason Candidate

When will the leadership of the Republican Party do their duty to the nation and disavow the candidacy of the wannabe dictator known as Donald Trump?  That question has in fact been looming over them...

Sarcoidosis Doesn’t Have to be a Death Sentence

Nowadays there are many African Americans living and coping with life changing diseases.  However one disease that is drastically affecting the African American population is called sarcoidosis and there isn’t much known about this...

Fairness for Black Travelers

You learn a lot about the character of an organization when things go wrong. For the team at Airbnb, hearing the outcry from African American travelers who were denied lodging because of discrimination was...

Unlicensed Bail Bond Companies Prey Upon Baltimore’s Most Needy

By Myesha Braden and Veryl Pow, Special to the AFRO Each day, about 4,000 people are held in Baltimore City jails on pretrial detention, many because they cannot afford to make bail.  In theory, judges set...

Guns and Violence: Cause or Effect

Guns, guns, and more guns are becoming an integral part of American culture. The problem is that guns are providing far too many Americans with the courage to be insane. This analysis is as...

It’s Time to Pay Attention to the Attacks on Union Jobs

By Wendy Smith, Special to the AFRO Before getting a union job, I knew very little about the power of having a voice on the job in a union. Now that I’m in one and...

Leave Michael Vick Alone, His Hair Advice to Kaepernick Wasn’t Wrong

Alright, Black folks. Enough is enough. It’s time to leave Michael Vick alone.  Anyone with an active social media account has probably witnessed the virtual thrashing leveled at former NFL star quarterback Michael Vick after...

Raised in Cherry Hill (R.I.C.H.)

I’ve always wanted to be a good writer but no matter how hard I practiced or read many writing books/articles, my writing never improved. It wasn’t that I didn’t understand the material, I just...

Time to Tell the Truth About Education Funding

By Nathaniel McFadden, Special to the AFRO I am writing in response to the article written by Delegate Cory McCray in the March 2 edition of the AFRO. In the era of Donald Trump “alternative facts”...

Nebraska Shows Why Elite High School Athletes Should Reconsider HBCUs

If there was ever a time that blue chip high school Black athletes should stand down and take a knee it is now.  The time for fighting the intoxication of celebrity that goes with...

Time to End the Prince George’s County Pay Gap

By Donna Edwards, Special to the AFRO This week, our nation marked the 22nd observance of Equal Pay Day -- the day when women will make the same amount of money their male counterparts made...

Update on HBCU Coalition’s Lawsuit Against Maryland

By Marvin L. 'Doc' Cheatham, Sr., Special to the AFRO In 2006, a coalition of HBCU students, alumni and other HBCU supporters filed a lawsuit in the Maryland Federal District Court against the State of Maryland alleging...

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